PlayStation 5 is the best-selling console in Europe from September 2021

PlayStation 5 was the best-selling console worldwide in October 2022 with 300,733 console sales. Most notable though is that PlayStation 5 is the best-selling console in the European region for the first time since September 2021, selling a total of 101,184 consoles in the region alone.

PS5 two years later — ugly

The lack of PS5 availability has been poor, but the way Sony has handled the launch of new PlayStation Plus tiers is downright ugly. The company’s messaging was confusing, and the tiers arbitrarily divided features that might not have been part of a single plan. At best, it’s confusing; At least, it’s a cheap knockoff of Xbox Game Pass that fails to deliver the same value.

Worldwide this is huge news for Sony as the PlayStation 4 sold 6,000 fewer consoles compared to the same week in 2015, while the Xbox Series S/X console sold only 215,680 consoles worldwide. That’s 11,000 fewer consoles than the Xbox One in the same week in 2015, selling 226,339 units worldwide.

However, it’s not all bad news for Microsoft as sales of the Xbox Series S/X console grew by 58,639 units (37.3%) from the same week last year. PlayStation 5 sales grew 55,412 units (22.6%). Notably, Nintendo Switch sales are down 180,016 units (-39.6%) compared to the same week a year ago.

God of War Ragnarok Walkthrough Part 6: Nidavellir’s Journey Last-generation consoles such as the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One continued to decline in unit sales, with the PlayStation 4 selling 25,273 units (-94.9%) and the Xbox One 3,544 units (96.9%) compared to the previous year.

Taking into account the full year of 2022, Nintendo Switch still leads with an estimated 12.63 million units followed by PlayStation 5 sales of 8.27 million units, followed by Xbox Series S/X with a total of 6.65 million units. Is there profitable trading.

It seems that despite the increase in the prices of PlayStation 5 consoles in some countries, many players are still choosing to buy consoles over their competitors. This will be welcome news for Sony as they are planning to launch PSVR2 in the future. It’s likely that with the release of console-exclusive titles like God of War Ragnarok and upcoming PC and PlayStation-exclusive titles like Forspoken and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic: Remake that players are now investing in getting to experience console as soon as possible.